Rivera Sentenced 

A West Gardiner man who robbed five banks in central Maine will spend the next eleven years in prison.44-year-old Paul Rivera robbed three banks in Augusta, one in Hallowell, and one in Gardiner beginning in November of last year.Police found a toy gun during a search of his car.District Attorney Evert Fowle says even though a real gun wasn’t used, the victims were traumatized just the same so the sentence is appropriate.